Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:28

Trailed sprayer gets a refresh

Written by  Mark Daniel
Significant research and development has gone into the new TSX 400 trailed sprayer. Significant research and development has gone into the new TSX 400 trailed sprayer.

Significant research and development has gone into the new TSX 400 trailed sprayer.

Responding to users’ feedback on the previous model – and driven to improve operation and safety in the field – BA Pumps and Sprayers has placed significant research and development into its new TSX 400 trailed sprayer.

Meeting a design brief that called for ease of use and a substantially lower centre of gravity, a new low profile 400 litre UV stable polyethylene tank addresses the latter and is said to help eliminate rollovers. 

As part of the tank design, the layout incorporates a large suction well, integrated handwash and a calibration strip with a sight glass. 

The oversize steel frame is manufactured from 75mm x 40mm RHS and full hot dip galvanized to ensure a long service life. Meanwhile, the removeable drawbar makes for easy storage. The 22-11x 8 knobbly tyres are fitted to help with grip and lateral stability.

Users can choose from four basic models that offer an electrically-powered Shurflo pump, or alternatively Honda GX160 engines mated to Bertolini POLY or PA Series pumps. 

Standard fitments include reels and spot spray guns with 30 or 50 metre capacities. 

A wide range of accessories will allow users to customise the base units to suit individual needs, with a choice of XP 10, 20 and 25 boom jet kits and 3, 4.5 and 6.0 metre spray booms. 

A range of switching and control units allow use from the ATV, while an optional bull bar is designed to protect the engine and pump assemblies.

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